The countdown is on to Mother’s Day, so we’re here to help make your job a little easier to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Take a look at our extensive list of gift ideas ranging from a night at the opera to mini-getaways.
Australian Ballet tickets
From the timeless classic, Swan Lake to George Balanchine’s masterpiece – Jewels, gift Mum the ultimate Mother’s Day present with a stunning night at the Australian Ballet. Season 2023 marks 60 years of The Australian Ballet, featuring a season of time-honoured classical ballets and striking contemporary works that will, inspire and surprise. View the 2023 Season Packages here.
A Night at the Opera
From opulent costumes and props reflecting the splendour of Egypt at the height of its power (Aida) to the epic love story of passion and tragedy (Miss Saigon), sweep Mum away for the evening with the magic of opera. View the full 2023 Opera Australia season here.
Fourth Wave Wine top Pinot Noir and Rose picks
Fourth Wave Wine, an innovator and market leader of modern wines has pulled together its top Pinot and Pink picks.
Does mum likes to cosy up near the fire with a vibrant Pinot Noir, or does she prefer a refreshing glass of Rose with dinner? Fourth Wave Wine offers a wide variety of quality drops to consider for Mother’s Day. From vibrant Pinot Noir’s to aromatic Rosé’s, award-winning spirits and low and non-alcoholic tipples, explore a diverse collection of styles and varietals to suit everyone and every occasion.
Top Pinot Picks Under $30
- Cowpunk Pinot Noir 2021
- Wild Folk Pinot Noir 2022
Top Pinot Picks Under $20
- Little Giant Pinot Noir 2022
- Tread Softly Pinot Noir 2022
- Fran.k Pinot Noir 2022
- Elephant in the Room Pinot Noir 2020
Top Rosé and Pinks Under $20
- The Hero Rosé 2021
- Farm Hand Rosé 2021
- Tread Softly Rosé 2022
Top Low and No-Alc Pinots and Pinks
- Fuzzy Bare Pinot Noir Piquette
- Plus & Minus Bubbly Rose
- Plus & Minus Pinot Noir
ST. ALi x Young Henrys Coffee Gin ($65)
A well-balanced love letter to both coffee and gin, the new release blends together hand-selected Peruvian coffee carefully roasted by ST ALi. laced with an incredibly delicate and pure essence of coffee. The gin also incorporates a fusion of cascara (dried coffee cherries) from Aida Batlle in El Salvador, and piney juniper, topped off with an earthy Angelica root and fruity Tasmanian Enigma hop, resulting in a surprisingly elevated flavour profile.
Young Henrys x Alpha Box + Dice – Semillon Sour + Pinot Noir Sour ($20)
Infused with the deliciousness of Young Henrys’ signature brews, the two sours have been masterfully aged in the warmth of Alpha Box and Dice wine barrels, resulting in the colourful, fruity burst of flavour bottle’d before us. Each of the 1300 hand-bottled blends is available now for a limited time at select bottle shops and Young Henrys Tasting Bar in Newtown.
Glasshouse Fragrances Soy Candle
Who doesn’t love filling the home with the beautiful scent of a quality candle? Made in Australia, Glasshouse candles have a large range of fragrances to choose from. ‘Touch the Sky’ (Pink Suede and Peony) is reminiscent of cotton candy clouds. Feel uplifted by this dreamy floral fragrance with hints of Sweet Pea and Musk.
We also love the Glasshouse Fragrances Outlet located in Rydalmere, Sydney. The outlet is currently running 20 per cent off outlet stock, which also includes a range of diffusers.
Coverluxesilk 100% Silk Zippered Pillowcase ($74.95)
Look after your skin and hair while you’re fast asleep, what more can you ask for? A Coverluxesilk 100% Silk Pillowcase is the foundation of your beauty routine! These silk pillowcases have a number of beauty benefits including preventing wrinkles, blemishes, improvement of hair growth and many more.
Nu Skin Celltrex Always Right Recovery Mask ($55.00 for a pack of 5)
Give your skin the relaxation and recharge it craves with Celltrex Always Right Recovery Mask. Infused with bio-adaptive botanicals, this luxurious mask helps your skin recover from, and increase resilience to, the effects of stress, pollution, and your unique environment. With Shea Butter and Agave Extract, the lightweight emulsion delivers quenching hydration while soothing and calming skin. Sit back, relax, and slip on a mask to give yourself some self-loving care while supporting your skin’s natural repair process.
Airsnap Pro/Gen 3 leather case ($69.95)
AirSnap is a leather case designed to protect, carry and charge your AirPods Pro or AirPods (3rd gen.) + Wireless Charging Case. Tucked inside AirSnap, your Wireless Charging Case is protected, while allowing you to charge AirPods wirelessly or via cable. Use the removable S-clip to attach your AirSnap to a backpack, purse or attach your gym pass or keys to the handy clip. Also includes a nylon wristlet for a third way to keep your AirPods close to you.
Curve for MacBook/Laptops ($89.95)
You use the most attractive laptop in the world, so why wouldn’t you pair it with the most beautiful stand? With MacBook accessories, design matters, so you should place it on top of Curve. With its beautiful matte finish and improved ergonomic design, it is the ultimate partnership of style and functionality. Find out more here.
Twelve South HiRise 3 ($179.99)
HiRise wirelessly charges your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods using less desk space than an iPhone. The space-saving design ends the clutter of multiple chargers and uses only one plug. HiRise holds your MagSafe iPhone upright to easily read notifications and tap snooze – without even lifting your phone.
Lunch at Chiswick ($175 per person)
Chiswick is offering an exclusive Mother’s Day menu for lunch and dinner. Indulge in a cocktail on arrival and the Mother’s Day menu designed to be shared and enjoyed with Mum and the whole family. $175 per person for collective set menu | $50 per person (children 12 years and under).
Mother’s Day menu at Aria ($299 per person)
Treat Mum to an exclusive Sunday lunch in the heart of Sydney Harbour. Executive Chef Tom Gorringe has designed a bespoke tasting menu for you and your family to experience as you celebrate Mum. Enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival and explore Aria’s six-course Mother’s Day menu, curated with Mum in mind.
3-course meal at North Bondi Fish ($125 per person)
There’s nothing like a Sunday lunch or dinner overlooking the beach. Spoil your mum this Mother’s Day with a delightful 3-course meal that features the freshest selection of sashimi, lobster ravioli, Ora King salmon and more. DJ’s will spin the freshest beats from 2pm – 5pm, followed by live music from 5:30pm until 8:30pm.
Stoli Cucumber Vodka ($49.99)
Stoli Cucumber is clean and crisp on the palate, bursting with savoury cucumber flavour and a smooth finish. A pure, clean and natural-tasting cucumber vodka, it is the first new Stoli flavour introduced since 2012.
The Botanist Gin ($89.99)
For the Mums who enjoy kicking back and enjoying a fragrant gin, The Botanist Gin is calling. Enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience that is satin smooth and glides across the palate. To be enjoyed alone or as the key ingredient in these beautiful cocktails for Mum to relax and enjoy at home. Why not try The Botanist Crab Apple Collins, The Botanist and Tonic with Elderflower and Grapefruit or The Botanist Bianco Negroni.
Cote des Roses ($23.99)
Keep things simple and live in the moment as you enjoy a chilled glass of the blush colour Cote des Roses rosé by renowned French winemaker Gerard Bertrand. Cote des Roses rosé has a palate full and fresh with a great balance of fruits and acidity. A great dry and light-bodied style of rosé that can be enjoyed over brunch to mark Mother’s Day together.
NON Blush Set ($60)
If you’re not looking to pop the champagne on a Sunday this Mother’s Day, NON’s Blush Set featuring NON1 and NON5 is a delicious, non-alcoholic way to celebrate. NON1 is a balance of sweet and salty, while NON5 has a hint of citrus, both with a floral finish that any special lady is sure to love.
House of Arras Brut Elite ($65)
The House of Arras Brut Elite is a unique sparkling wine from Australia’s most awarded sparkling house. Made predominantly from a single vintage, the wine’s exceptional complexity and consistent style are achieved through a portion of multi-vintage blending. The Cuvée Number, displayed on the label, identifies the predominant vintage and batch number. The Brut Elite boasts a generous amount of red fruit flavours, fine minerality and a complex texture. The three varieties combine to offer a seamless palate of sophistication and poise.
Grant Burge Prosecco Zero ($24.99)
Fresh and lively with characters of crunchy pear, lemongrass, and light honey, the Grant Burge Prosecco Zero is dry, in balance and has a lively natural effervescence. Light straw in colour with a fresh green edge with fine bubbles, each pour has a bouquet of lifted characters of fresh pear, white flowers, and pistachio. The Grant Burge Prosecco Zero has the aroma of primary fruits including white peach, pear and acacia honey with flowers.
Fayshell gift card (From $179)
Fayshell is Australia’s first membership-based skincare clinic, so for the mums who love a moment of peace and quiet, why not let her try before you buy? Fayshell offers gift cards for first-timers including a consultation and skin analysis, customised treatment and a personal skin plan, as well as basic and advanced options to suit every mum.
Amazon Echo Dot 5th Gen with Clock Glacier White ($117)
Officeworks has a range of great Mother’s Day gift ideas, including the Amazon Echo Dot. It features a sleek design and an improved LED display that shows the time, weather, song titles, and more. Enjoy enhanced audio for vibrant sound anywhere in your home, stay on track with help from Alexa, and control compatible smart home devices with your motion.
Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition ($299)
This Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is designed for those looking to replicate the printed-page feeling without the bulk of carrying around a novel, offering a substantial 32GB of storage for all your favourite reads. The slim, lightweight design of the Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is wireless-charge compatible, can be held in one hand and has a glare-free screen with adjustable light temperature for comfortable viewing.
Instax Mini Link 2 Soft Pink ($179)
This Instax Mini Link 2 allows you to print real Instax Mini prints straight from your smartphone. With the easy-to-use app, you can print photos, stills from videos, and selfies, with the option to use the editing modes if you’d like. You can double-check how a photo turned out before printing and enjoy heaps of editing functionality.
Philips GoZero Smart UV Drink Bottle 590mL ($130)
Enhance your hydration with the Philips GoZero Smart UV Drink Bottle. It comes equipped with UV-C LED technology, which prevents odour by destroying bacteria, and purifies your water by eliminating 99.99% of waterborne pathogens, keeping your water fresh. It has thermal insulation, keeping your warm drinks warm for up to 12 hours, and your cold drinks cool for up to 24 hours.
Iroshizuku Ink, 50ml ($32.95)
Much-loved throughout the world, Iroshizuku ink is renowned for its beautiful, almost iridescent colour. Each ink is inspired by Japanese nature as it flows gracefully from season to season and is packaged in a premium gift box. The latest additions to this extensive range feature: ‘Hana-ikada’, named after Japan’s iconic cherry blossom petals; Sui-gyoku (Emerald Green), named after the beauty of polished Emeralds; and Hotaru-bi (Firefly Glow), inspired by the soft light of delicate fireflies. Pair these gorgeous inks with any of Pilot’s fountain pen range to make the perfect present for mum this Mother’s Day.
Prera Transparent Fountain Pen ($71.40) and Custom 74 Fountain Pen ($327.60)
The stunning Prera Transparent Fountain Pen features a transparent barrel so mum can fill it with her favourite ink colour to suit her mood, or co-ordinate with her wardrobe for a smart look. It’s simple to fill and also comes with a ready-to-use black ink cartridge for ease of use. Choose from a pink, blue, red, black or light green barrel accents.
The Custom 74 Fountain Pen balances the sophistication of a classic fountain pen with clean, modern colours. It features a transparent barrel with signature rhodium-plated 14k nib and bright rhodium accents on clip and rings, stunningly presented in a gift box.
Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolours(From $34.98 to $69.98)
Expand Mum’s art collection with the Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolour Set. These paints are inspired by the Art Nouveau that came to fruition in the 19th and 20th centuries, allowing you to add a vintage feel to your masterpieces.
Born private art and craft label from Officeworks
Is Mum an aspiring or established artist who needs quality materials at accessible prices? Maybe she’s looking for a new weekend hobby? Why not join in on the fun on Mother’s Day and organise a ‘Sip and Paint’ session at home with the entire family? Here’s a project to consider for Mum and the family to try on Mother’s Day.
Head to Officeworks and check out the Born line of art supplies – a collection of artists’ supplies, tools, consumables and more that help give you the freedom to create. Whatever her medium, Born has Mum covered. From artists’ paint, brushes, easels, and canvases to artists’ sketching pencils, markers, art pads and everything in between.
Reflections Holiday Parks stay
Gift mum a breathtaking getaway to one of Reflections Holiday Parks across NSW. Mum can pick from the endless options across the North, Mid and South Coasts or even visit the beautiful scenery of the countryside.
The Reflections Byron Bay Holiday Park is a calming oasis, a lush and lovely paradise with direct access to one of the most photographed beaches in Australia. The park has many accommodation options but the deluxe cabins are the perfect treat for Mums to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
- Tiny Homes $242 per night (midweek) and $285 per night (weekend)
- Cabins from $298 per night (midweek) and $331 per night (weekend)
- Powered Sites from $73 per night (midweek) and $81 per night (weekend)
Reflections Holiday Parks Bonny Hills is an opportunity to kickback and relish in the stunning natural surroundings. Conveniently located between Port Macquarie and the waterways of Camden Haven, Bonny Hills Holiday Park is perched atop of a headland with incredible views over Rainbow Beach Bonny Park. Relax while still getting those wholesome scenic walks in while catching up with Mum this Mother’s Day.
- Cabins from $274 per night (midweek) and $305 per night (weekend)
- Powered sites from $76 per night (midweek) and $84 (weekend)
Jimmy Brings Good Tides Bundle ($36)
Good Tides make for great moments, and Mum deserves it. With a combination of raspberry, blended with sparkling water and Vodka O, this seltzer is light and not too sweet! With fruity notes and a pink signature look, Loire Valley Rose, La Plancheliere Cabernet D Anjou Rose will be sure to match her blush. Perfect for the family occasion, a bundle destined for Mum to sip on her day.
Jimmy Brings Beer and Bubbles Bundle ($40)
Bring an alcoholic bouquet of flowers to Mum this Mother’s Day with Roku Japanese Gin. Consisting of unique Japanese botanicals with cherry blossoms and green tea taste, packaged in a bottle so elegant, Mum will keep it on her mantlepiece long after her day! If you’ve always been the goody two shoes in your family, Mum will love you even more with Goody Two Shoes Brut Cuvee Rose, perfect to pop on any occasion.
High Tea with Sparkling in a Heritage Location
Treat Mum to a special high-tea experience with a number of venues to choose from across Sydney and the country via RedBalloon. High tea is the perfect gift experience for Mother’s Day, giving Mum the opportunity to enjoy deliciously
handmade cakes, pastries, finger sandwiches and scones.
A one-of-a-kind chocolate-making workshop
Take Mum’s chocolate obsession to the next level by gifting her a chocolate-making class. Under the guidance of a professional chocolatier, you’ll learn the history of chocolate, and how it is made and have the chance to make your own handmade chocolate to take home. Workshops ranging from chocolate to cheese making are available across the country,
through the RedBalloon website.
Penfolds Degustation Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour ($538 for two people)
This degustation for two on Sydney Harbour is a wonderful dining experience, with great food, wine and beautiful scenery. This experience features 6-course dining with Penfolds Bin and vintage wines, and spirits. From your upper deck seating, enjoy world-class views of the harbour and city.
De’Longhi La Specialista Arte ($549)
With De’Longhi La Specialista Arte, Mum can explore the art of making coffee, effortlessly, with the exclusive technologies to made to match her taste preferences. This classy yet enticingly affordable machine is the complete barista accessory set-up for the latte art-loving Mum, who can perfect her creations with the MyLatte Art steam wand on silky smooth froth. Find out more here.
DeLonghi Ballerina CTD2003GR 2 Slice Toaster Laguna Green ($149)
The pleated shade design of the Delonghi Ballerina Toaster is inspired by Venetian glasswork and brings a sophisticated, contemporary touch to your kitchen. Includes preset browning controls, a removable crumb tray, and an extra-lift option which makes it easier to remove smaller bits of bread, bagels or crumpets without burning your hands. The one-side bagel cook option is also an added bonus for perfectly toasted bagels that aren’t overcooked. Find out more here.
Kenwood Titanium Chef Baker XL ($799)
Kenwood wants to reward the home cooks and kitchen creators this Mother’s Day with the highly versatile Titanium Chef Baker XL. With a multitude of tools to ease culinary endeavours – whisk for smooth blending, dough tool for kneading, K beater for all bowl angles, and creaming beater for soft ingredients – the Chef Baker is the one-stop shop for the Mums who love to cook, bake and cake-create.